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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,339
United States Rank #27,629
Reach 0.0108%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.93 days
86.46 days >
Average installed length: 45.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.9.6 1.32%
2.9.4 0.66%
2.9.3 2.63%
2.8.4 1.32%
2.8.3 0.66%
2.8.2 1.32%
2.8.1 0.66%
2.7.3 1.97%
2.7.2 0.66%
2.7.1 3.29%
2.7.0 3.95%
2.6.9 2.63%
2.6.8 0.66%
2.6.7 3.29%
2.6.5 3.95%
2.6.4 0.66%
2.6.3 4.61%
2.6.2 3.29%
2.6.1 3.95%
2.6.0 0.66%
2.5.1 0.66%
2.5.0 0.66%
2.4.0 6.58%
2.3.9 2.63%
2.3.8 5.92%
2.3.6 0.66%
2.3.5 11.84%
2.3.4 19.74%
2.3.0 4.61%
2.0.0 0.66%
1.14.2 3.29%
1.7.1 0.66%

Zero Install

What is Zero Install?  (from 0install.de)

Zero Install is a decentralised cross-distribution software installation system. Other features include full support for shared libraries (with a SAT solver for dependency resolution), sharing between users, and integration with native platform package managers. It supports both binary and source packages, and works on...  Read more

Overview

Zero Install is a software program developed by 0install.de. The most common release is 2.3.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 55 files and is usually about 15.66 MB (16,416,688 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 27% of users of Zero Install come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: 0install.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Zero Install\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Zero Install\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Zero Install

  • 0alias.exe - Zero Install (Zero Install Alias CLI)
  • 0install.exe - Zero Install Command CLI
  • 0install-win.exe - Zero Install Command WinForms GUI
  • 0launch.exe - Zero Install Launcher CLI
  • 0store.exe - Zero Install Store Management CLI
  • 0store-service.exe - Zero Install Store Service
  • 0store-win.exe - Zero Install Store Management WinForms GUI
  • Common.dll - Common functions
  • Common.WinForms.dll - Common WinForms resources
  • ZeroInstall.Backend.dll - Zero Install Backend Library
  • ZeroInstall.Central.dll - Zero Install Central Library
  • ZeroInstall.Commands.dll - Zero Install Commands Library
  • ZeroInstall.DesktopIntegration.dll - Zero Install Desktop Integration Library
  • ZeroInstall.exe - Zero Install Central WinForms GUI
  • ZeroInstall.Fetchers.dll - Zero Install Download Broker Library
  • ZeroInstall.Hooking.dll - Zero Install Desktop Integration Hooking Library
  • ZeroInstall.Injector.dll - Zero Install Injector Library
  • ZeroInstall.Model.dll - Zero Install Model Library
  • ZeroInstall.OneGet.dll - Zero Install OneGet Provider
  • ZeroInstall.Services.dll
  • ZeroInstall.Services.Interfaces.dll - Zero Install Backend Interfaces
  • ZeroInstall.Solvers.dll - Zero Install Solver Library
  • ZeroInstall.Store.dll - Zero Install Store Library
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Microsoft.Deployment.Compression.Cab.dll (by Outercurve Foundation) - Windows Installer XML Toolset
  • Microsoft.Deployment.Compression.dll (by Outercurve Foundation)
  • Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll
  • NanoByte.Common.dll (by NanoByte) - NanoByte.Common
  • NanoByte.Common.WinForms.dll (by NanoByte) - Common WinForms functions
  • NDesk.Options.dll - NDesk.Options
  • SevenZipSharp.dll (by Markovtsev Vadim) - SevenZipSharp
  • ICSharpCode.TextEditor.dll (by ic#code) - SharpDevelop (ICSharpCode.TextEditor)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLibrary unlabelled version)
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • LinqBridge.dll - LINQBridge
  • INIFileParser.dll - INIParser
  • EasyHook.dll (by SecurityRevolutions e.K) - EasyHook
  • SevenZip.dll (by SevenZip) - LZMA SDK
  • 7zxa.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Extracting Plugin)
  • 7zxa-x64.dll (by Igor Pavlov)
  • EasyHook32.dll
  • EasyHook64.dll
  • Mono.Posix.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ZeroInstall.DesktopIntegration.XmlSerializers.dll
  • ZeroInstall.Store.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • 0store-service.exe runs as a service named 'Zero Install Store Service' (0store-service) "Maintains a Zero Install implementation store shared by multiple users.".

How do I remove Zero Install?

Quickly and completely remove Zero Install from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Zero Install from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Zero Install, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Zero Install.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.89%
Windows 8 32.89%
Windows XP 6.58%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.19%
Windows 7 Professional 17.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.91%
Windows 8.1 9.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.22% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 27.22%
  United States 21.52%
  France 8.23%
  Italy 6.33%
  Canada 2.53%
  Romania 2.53%
  Portugal 1.90%
  Brazil 1.90%
  Switzerland 1.90%
  Japan 1.90%
  Austria 1.27%
  Belgium 1.27%
  Israel 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 17.71%
ASUS 15.63%
Hewlett-Packard 14.58%
GIGABYTE 13.54%
Acer 12.50%
Medion 8.33%
Lenovo 4.17%
Intel 4.17%
Toshiba 3.13%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Sahara 2.08%
Samsung 1.04%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 1.94%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.94%
GBT AWRDACPI 1.94%
Gateway DX4831 1.94%
MEDION MS-7848 1.94%

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